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Hale Koa Hotel

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2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Hale Koa Hotel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful experience at Hale Koa hotel! Eat at Happy snack bar for breakfast on the go and don't forget to try all the alcoholic drinks at the barefoot bar they are delish! Also get the special for $10 at Happy's, they have Kahula pork plate and baked mahi mahi was awesome. My hubby and I loved that they had an... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First the good. Check in was easy. Line as long but moved quickly. Everyone was friendly which is odd for MWR lodging. The beach is literally out the back door as well as a park. The food in the take out shop, Happy Store, is pretty good and cheap by Waikiki standards. Everyone was nice and getting through the shop... More

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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eligible military/DOD employees, and retirees are allowed to make room reservations here. I've been coming here for over 30 years since my father was on active duty. Back then, they only had one tower (not two). You can't beat the price, and the location. Next door is the Hilton Hawaiian Village … sure, you can get the military rate at... More

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You would never know that this was a military sponsored hotel located on the beach. The registration was quick and easy. Refreshments are available in the lobby. Registration lobby is open-air. The environment was very Hawaiian oriented. We had a room with a balcony with 2 chairs overlooking the ocean and it was spectacular. The room itself was large with... More

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san francisco
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

so, the deal here is the best. it's so below market price in every way, given the location - on a very nice stretch of beach and central to everything - it's a win win win. so if you're eligible, and this is the only way you can get to hawaii, then come here and you will love it. that... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Hale Koa. We again travelled with our two grandsons, 8 and 10. We were really pleased to see that things were improved from our last visit, which wasn't all that bad. The rooms were quiet, beds very comfortable. As a handicapped person, my accessible room was fine. This hotel is over 50 years... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a DOD civilian employee I am honored to be able to stay at the Hale Koa among many of our current active duty soldiers and family members and veterans and retirees. The Hale Koa is a beautiful hotel in a great location in the Waikiki area, but away from the vast majority of tourist traffic. The room rates are... More

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Ogden, Utah
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly, this is the most affordable hotel in Waikiki. But let's be absolutely clear on this, the place is only for military and DOD personnel. That said, the people who serve in our military deserve this place. It is clean and well maintained considering it's age. Not that it is super old, but the Hale Koa was already showing it's... More

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Oceanside, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For military active, retired, and family, as well as DoD this is a great choice. The prices can't be beat if you want to stay on the beach. Room rates, parking fees, meals, and sundries are all cheaper here. There is a huge pool, several bars including a poolside bar, snack bars, souvenir shop, and frequent night entertainment. Within walking... More

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a 10-day stay on Kaua'i, I was privileged to be invited to stay at the Hale Koa Hotel in Fort De Russey; a resort for active and retired military. This was the perfect ending for my Hawaii trip. I will cherish the memories of the beautiful gardens, friendly staff, and beach views from the comfortable room. The men and... More

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  • Koko Cafe(12)
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  • Breakfast buffet(10)
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  • Waikiki beach(9)
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Address: 2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hale Koa Hotel Oahu
Hale Hotel Koa
Hale Koa Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu

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The Hale Koa Hotel offers an impeccable blend of service and travel value for the active and retired military traveler searching for the perfect Hawaiian vacation. Located in the heart of Waikiki, it offers great prices and unmatched value found in any major travel destination. The Hale Koa offers leisure dining, great Polynesian entertainment, and relaxation in a tropical garden, ocean-front oasis. ... more   less 
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